Upcoming Events

Frequent and varied events — such as lectures, art shows and workshops — play an active role in the continuing vitality and momentum of the Center for Western Studies.

Upcoming 2021 Events
 

Date Event Title Place Time
Monday, March 1 - Friday, May 28 "Pandemic: The Art of Survival," a gallery exhibition featuring artwork created by regional artists since March 2020 CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, March 15 Boe Forum on Public Affairs with Robert C. Green and Jamie Metzl Virtual via YouTube 7:30 p.m.
Monday, June 7 - Friday, August 13 Raising Up, a gallery exhibition about farming, ranching and sustainability on the Northern Plains CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday-Friday, August 5-6 53rd Dakota Conference: "Farming, Ranching, and Sustainability on the Northern Plains" CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. TBD
POSTPONED 40th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale Hilton Garden Inn, Downtown Sioux Falls, SD TBD

 

Past 2020-2021 Events
 

Date Event Title Place Time
Monday, January 27 - Saturday, April 25 "The Art of Generosity: CWS Honors Its Patrons," a gallery exhibition featuring artwork from members' private collections purchased through CWS programming CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
CANCELED 52nd Dakota Conference: "The Roaring Twenties... Again?" CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.;
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Monday, July 6 - Friday, August 7 "Blue Cloud Reflections," a gallery exhibition featuring the historical photography of Ambrose Mattingly and other select images from the Blue Cloud Abbey American Indian Collection CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, August 18 - Monday, November 30 "19," a gallery exhibition featuring women artists in honor of the centennial of the 19th Amendment CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, January 4 - Friday, February 26 "New Treasures from the CWS Fine Art Collection," a gallery exhibition featuring works recently purchased by or donated to CWS as well as classic works by artists Jim Savage, Eugene Christopherson, and Mick Harrison  CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.